Archive | 2005

U: The names behind the action, the week to 25 December 2005, part 4

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Contents:


 


Aspen (ex-Berill) closes


Case closes Barrea Group


Conceptnet faces liquidation


D&S Lendrum closes


Retail Consulting Group closes East Investments


Couch hands over liquidation of Forest Valley


Hendo (ex-Henderson Auto Parts) closes after selling business


Ranfurly Sixty closes


Security Equipment Suppliers closes


Swiss America’s Cup Team (now Shelf Co 1234)


Sherwood Lifestyle Industries closes


Vero Accident Insurance closes


 


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24 December 2005:


 


Voluntary liquidation: Aspen (ex-Berill) closes


Company: Aspen Enterprise Ltd (ex-Berill Control Systems Ltd)


Directors: Andre Berge, Albany; Rowan Cranmer, Red Beach; Craig Hill, Whangaparaoa; Richard Richards, Napier; & Patrick Teo, Murrays Bay


Liquidation: 22 December


Solvent: Yes, business sold, no longer trading


Liquidators: Karen Mason & Jeff Meltzer (Meltzer Mason Heath)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 3 February


Directors’ other main interests: The company changed its name from Berill on 20 October. Mr Berge as a director of BCS Group Ltd, Berill Control Systems (Holdings) Ltd, Electrotech Controls Ltd, Hilsen Challenge Ltd & The Australia & NZ Automation Co Ltd. Mr Cranmer is a director of BCS Automation Engineering Ltd. Mr Hill is a director of Red Tape Ltd. Mr Richards is a director of Audio & Automation Ltd, Autotech Vehicle Maintenance Ltd, Chilltech Refrigeration & Engineering Services Ltd, Electrotech Controls, Engineering NZ Ltd, Pacific Electrics Ltd, Panatech Ltd, Plumbing & Sheetmetal NZ Ltd, Tech Engineering Ltd, Tech Finance Ltd, The Australia & NZ Automation Co & Woodhill Homes Ltd. Mr Teo is a director of BCS Automation Engineering, BCS Group Ltd, Berill Control Systems (Holdings), Sentech Software Ltd & Tekamo Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Case closes Barrea Group


Company: Barrea Group Ltd


Directors: Robyn Case, Whakatane; & Barry Penellum, Rotorua


Liquidation: 21 December


Solvent:


Liquidators: Boris van Delden & John Whittfield (McDonald Vague)


Creditors’ claims: Tuesday 31 January


Directors’ other main interests: The company was incorporated as Barrea Group in 2003 and has changed its name 4 times in the last 2 months, to BP & RC Ltd, BS Penellum Ltd, Barrea No 1 Ltd and back to Barrea Group. Mr Penellum resigned as a director of Penhallam Holdings Ltd on 21 December. Ms Case is a director of Business Schools International Ltd, Case Boreham Associates Ltd, Money & You Ltd, NZ Built Ltd, Rongotai Enterprises Ltd, S&K Trust Ltd, SCI Ltd, SCI Accountants Group Ltd, SCI Development & Construction Ltd (which faces a liquidation application on 2 February), SCI Plumbing & Drainage Ltd, SCI Properties Ltd (wound up on Inland Revenue’s application in December 2004), Sorrento Ltd, The Course Development Co Ltd and a string of other companies.


 


Application to wind up: Conceptnet faces liquidation


Defendant: Conceptnet Ltd


Directors: Craig Spiers, Howick


Applicant: Asia Netcom Australia Pty Ltd


Application date: 14 October


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 26 January at 10.45am, Auckland


 


Voluntary liquidation: D&S Lendrum closes


Company: D&S Lendrum Ltd


Directors: David & Sheilah Lendrum, Drury


Liquidation: 22 December


Solvent: Yes, no longer trading


Liquidators: Arron Heath & Mike Lamacraft (Meltzer Mason Heath)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 20 January


Directors’ other main interests: The Lendrums are both directors of Cocky’s Corner Ltd and Mr Lendrum is director of Lendrum Enterprises Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Retail Consulting Group closes East Investments


Company: East Investments Ltd


Directors: Paul Keane, Howick; John Lenihan, Titirangi; John Long, Westmere;  Christine O’Donnell, Ellerslie


Liquidation: 22 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Kiran Dutt (Mcelroy Dutt & Thomson)


Directors’ other main interests: The company changed its name from RCG 21 East Street Ltd on 9 November. Mr Keane & Mr Long formed Retail Consulting Group Ltd in 1993.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Couch hands over liquidation of Forest Valley


Company: Forest Valley Holdings Ltd


Directors: Jeffrey Couch (JN Couch & Associates Ltd)


Liquidation: 25 November, liquidator replacement 19 December


Solvent: Yes, no longer trading


Liquidators: Karen Mason & Jeff Meltzer (Meltzer Mason Heath), replacing Jeffrey Couch, who was appointed on 25 November


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Couch, an insolvency practitioner, was listed as sole director at the time of liquidation, when he appointed himself to conduct the liquidation.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Hendo (ex-Henderson Auto Parts) closes after selling business


Company: Hendo Ltd


Directors: Peter Bish, Howick; Murray McGuire, Pakuranga; David & Warren Strong, Panmure


Liquidation: 21 December


Solvent: Yes, business sold in April to a new trading company, Henderson Auto Parts (2005) Ltd, which has no relationship with the company being wound up


Liquidators: Raymond Burgess (Merlo Burgess & Co Ltd)


Directors’ other main interests: The company changed its name from Henderson Auto Parts Ltd on 18 April.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Ranfurly Sixty closes


Company: Ranfurly Sixty Ltd


Directors: Terrence Barr, Howick; Alfred Lomberg, Bucklands Beach; & Desmond Sharp,

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U: The names behind the action, the week to 25 December 2005, part 2

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Contents:


 


Accent Construction & Investments companies close


AGM Management closes


Allied Proclean & Allied Security Group face liquidation


Receivers at Anzani Investments (2002) after liquidation move settled


BP Gibstopping faces liquidation


Broadway’s Chapel Road Holdings closes


Backpacker pair’s Dacar closes


Receivers at Todd’s Fencepost as liquidation looms


Pemar faces liquidation


Fan closes HSB 48


Rendell closes Intrepid Holdings


Katui-Rua closes


Kitchenco faces liquidation


 


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The U column is mostly about the down side of business, court-ordered liquidations but also voluntary liquidations. To make reading of the columns more manageable, they are cut into sections of about 100 lines, which print out to 3 pages.


 


22 December 2005:


 


Voluntary liquidation: Accent Construction & Investments companies close


Company: Accent Construction Ltd & Accent Investments Ltd


Directors: Peter Macleod, Howick


Liquidation: 16 December


Liquidators: Douglas Fisher


Creditors’ claims: Thursday 19 January


 


Voluntary liquidation: AGM Management closes


Company: AGM Management Ltd


Directors: Miroslava & Norbert Lichtner, Whangaparaoa


Liquidation: 19 December


Liquidators: Boris van Delden & John Whittfield (McDonald Vague)


Creditors’ claims: Tuesday 7 February


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Lichtner is also a director of NZQ Holdings Ltd, incorporated on 17 November.


 


Application to wind up: Allied Proclean & Allied Security Group face liquidation


Defendant: Allied Proclean Ltd & Allied Security Group Ltd


Directors: Philip Clark & Isabella Rakich, Dannemora; Moeroa Tou & Neville West, Manurewa for Allied Proclean; Mr Clark & Ms Rakich for Allied Security


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 9 November


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 2 March at 10am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Allied Proclean was struck off the register on 16 August. Mr Clark & Ms Rakich are also directors of Apex Security & Investigations Ltd (wound up in January 2004). Ms Tou & Mr West are former directors of Allied Security.


 


Receivership: Receivers at Anzani Investments (2002) after liquidation move settled


Company: Anzani Investments (2002) Ltd


Directors: Richard Kroon, Remuera


Receiver: Grant Graham & Brendon Gibson (Ferrier Hodgson)


Receivership date: 20 December


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Kroon settled with Auckland Finance Ltd this month, ending an application to wind the company up. Other Kroon companies involved in joint ventures with his former business partner, Kim Spencer, were placed in receivership in June. The last of those partnership interests, on the former Arrigato property at Pakiri, was unravelled this week with sale of the land to the Auckland Regional Council for a regional park. Mr Kroon still faces a charge of kidnapping Mr Spencer, expected to go to trial in the North Shore District Court late in 2006.


 


Application to wind up: BP Gibstopping faces liquidation


Defendant: BP Gibstopping Ltd


Directors: Bouaphanh Siharath, Mangere


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 19 October


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 26 January at 10.45am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Siharath is also a director of Lao-NZ Business Development Board Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Broadway’s Chapel Road Holdings closes


Company: Chapel Road Holdings Ltd


Directors: David Hughes, Ellerslie; & Bruce Sheppard (Gilligan Sheppard Ltd)


Liquidation: 13 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Greg Rathbun & Richard Ashby (Gilligan Sheppard Ltd)


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Hughes is a director of Broadway Developments Ltd. Mr Sheppard is best known as chairman of the Shareholders Association.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Backpacker pair’s Dacar closes


Company: Dacar Investments Ltd


Directors: Neville Chandler & Mark Draskovich, Mangawhai


Liquidation: 21 December


Solvent: Yes, major asset sold & company ceased trading


Liquidators: Robert Willis (CST Nexia Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Saturday 21 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Chandler & Mr Draskovich are directors of ACB (Hotel De Bretts Ltd), Chandler & Draskovich Holdings Ltd, Dolphin Explorer Ltd, Huia Residence Ltd Student Accommodation Centre Ltd, and a former director of ACB Holdings Ltd & ACB (Taupo) Ltd. Mr Draskovich is also a director of Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari (2005) Ltd & Paradise Quarry Ltd.


 


Receivership: Receivers at Todd’s Fencepost as liquidation looms


Company: Fencepost Ltd (trading as Papatoetoe Clubrooms)


Directors: Brent Todd, Remuera (& Bonogin, Queensland)


Receiver: Anthony McCullagh & Steve Lawrence (Horwath Corporate Auckland Ltd)


Receivership date: 15 December


Directors’ other main interests: Butler Gibpat’s application to wind Fencepost up is due in court on 2 February. Former rugby league international Mr Todd remains a director of Adrenalin Bar Ltd, Blue Zebra Holdings Ltd, Bremal Ltd & Todd Promotions Ltd.


 


Application to wind up: Pemar faces liquidation


Defendant: Pemar Holdings Ltd (ex-Hot Buzz Marketing Ltd)


Directors:

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U: The names behind the action, the week to 25 December 2005, part 3

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Contents:


 


Licon NZ not on register but faces liquidation


Meadowlands Lotto (2002) closes


Mint Drycleaning closes


Mission Bay Pharmacy closes, new company formed


Cleary closes Monaghan Estates


Panbar Consultants faces liquidation


Richardson Woodcrafts faces liquidation


Cooper closes Pelican Resources


2 Southern Spit companies face liquidation


South Pacific Builders folds ahead of court hearing


Turf Consultants closes


Non-trading Ultra Interior Linings (2005) closed


Receivers at Zone Holdings


 


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The U column is mostly about the down side of business, court-ordered liquidations but also voluntary liquidations. To make reading of the columns more manageable, they are cut into sections of about 100 lines, which print out to 3 pages.


 


22 December 2005:


 


Application to wind up: Licon NZ not on register but faces liquidation


Defendant: Licon NZ Ltd


Applicant: Michael Jeffery


Application date: 6 September


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 26 January at 10am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: The Companies Office online register doesn’t have a company of that precise name on it.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Meadowlands Lotto (2002) closes


Company: Meadowlands Lotto (2002) Ltd


Directors: Nansi Sukri & Tan Kong Hwee, Chapel Downs


Liquidation: 16 December


Solvent: Yes, no longer trading


Liquidators: Karen Mason & Jeff Meltzer (Meltzer Mason Heath)


Creditors’ claims: Tuesday 31 January


 


Voluntary liquidation: Mint Drycleaning closes


Company: Mint Drycleaning Ltd


Directors: Robin Chamberlain, Grey Lynn; & Patrick Walsh, Herne Bay


Liquidation: 19 December


Solvent:


Liquidators: Boris van Delden & Peri Finnigan (McDonald Vague)


Creditors’ claims: Monday 13 February


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Chamberlain is also a director of Cross Media Ltd, Istream Ltd, Netgain Applications Ltd, Neuroweave Ltd, The Roberts Group Ltd, Webradio Netgain Holdings Ltd, Yourbiz Ltd & Yourbiz Publishing Ltd. Mr Walsh is a director of Pawa Developments Ltd & Pawa Properties Ltd.


 


Application to wind up: Mission Bay Pharmacy closes, new company formed


Defendant: Mission Bay Pharmacy Ltd


Directors: Bhaskar Musuku, Mt Eden


Applicant: Drive Holdings Ltd


Application date: 6 December


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 2 March at 10.45am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Musuku is also a director of Mission Bay Pharmacy (2005) Ltd, incorporated in June.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Cleary closes Monaghan Estates


Company: Monaghan Estates Ltd


Directors: Eamon Cleary, Queenstown; & John Henderson, Hunterville


Liquidation: 16 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Warren Cant (Bendall & Cant Consultants Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Tuesday 31 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Cleary is also a director of Athlumney Farms Ltd, Awatere Land Holdings Ltd, Big River Paradise Ltd, Clearsky Agriculture Ltd, Clearsky Dairy Ltd, Clearsky Holdings Ltd, Clearsky Mountains NZ Ltd, Clearwood Developments Ltd, Coastal Paradise Ltd, Coronet Peak Station Queenstown Ltd, Medcentre Queenstown Ltd, Queenstown Self Storage (2003) Ltd, Shamrock Property Trust Ltd & Waiheke Parking Ltd. Mr Henderson is a partner in Marton & Hunterville law firm Evans Henderson Woodbridge, a director of the Cleary companies & numerous others.


 


Application to wind up: Panbar Consultants faces liquidation


Defendant: Panbar Consultants Ltd


Directors: Martin Barry, Albany


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 15 September


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 2 February at 10.45am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: The company was struck off the register on 13 September. Mr Barry is also a director of Spurs Cove Ltd.


 


Application to wind up: Richardson Woodcrafts faces liquidation


Defendant: Richardson Woodcrafts Ltd


Directors: John Richardson, Rothesay Bay


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 1 November


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 16 February at 10am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Richardson is also a director of RWC Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Cooper closes Pelican Resources


Company: Pelican Resources Ltd


Directors: Mark Cooper, Newton


Liquidation: 9 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Rob Hargrave (Hargrave Munn Teague Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Monday 16 January


Directors’ other main interests:

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U: The names behind the action, the week to 25 December 2005, part 1

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Contents:


 


Apartment developer Clarke Family Associates wound up


Hamill Refrigeration settles


Oceanic Palms case adjourned


Supscaf dispute goes to March hearing


Kelly companies Volcanic, Goldstein & New Oakland survive into January



Hadlow’s Abil Property Investments faces liquidation over Kilbryde


Clarke Family Associates gets 2-day adjournment


Claim against CSA Investments discontinued


Contractor gets personal judgment against Kelly


Pat Bonynge Holdings settles


SCI Development & Construction gets adjournment


 


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The U column is mostly about the down side of business, court-ordered liquidations but also voluntary liquidations. To make reading of the columns more manageable, they will be cut into sections of about 100 lines, which print out to 3 pages.


 


22 December 2005:


 


Court liquidation: Apartment developer Clarke Family Associates wound up


Defendant: Clarke Family Associates Ltd


Directors: Peter Clarke, Stanmore Bay


Applicant: Body corporate 199883


Liquidators: Laurie Chilcott & Peter Chatfield (Smith Chilcott Bertelsen Harry Ltd)


Directors’ other main interests: The defendant was the developer of a Birkenhead apartment project with leak problems.


 


21 December 2005:



 


Settlement: Hamill Refrigeration settles


Court liquidation application, defendant: Hamill Refrigeration Ltd


Directors: William Hamill, Glenfield


Applicant: Onsite Solutions Ltd


Directors’ other main interests: The application was settled. Hamill also faces an application by the Accident Compensation Corp to wind it up, due in court on Thursday 2 February.


 


Adjourned hearing: Oceanic Palms case adjourned


Defendant: Oceanic Palms Ltd


Directors: Harley Haynes & Peter Hubbard, Morningside


Adjournment date & time: Adjourned to 26 January at 10am; applicant gave undertaking not to advertise before 16 January to enable settlement negotiations to continue.


 


Adjourned hearing: Supscaf dispute goes to March hearing


Defendant: Supscaf Ltd


Directors: Linda & Nicolas Boughton, Ellerslie; Terry Jenkins, Thames; & Michael Robins, Onehunga


Applicants: Mr Jenkins & Mr Robins, who are both directors & shareholders


Adjournment date & time: Friday 3 March at 10am for one-day fixture


Directors’ other main interests: The Boughtons are also directors of Proscaf Holdings Ltd, Superior Access Ltd, Superior Management Ltd, Superior Scaffolds Ltd, and Mr Boughton is a director of MRLN Ltd. Mr Jenkins & Mr Robins are directors of the Access & Pacific scaffolding franchise businesses. Their lawyer complained in court today that the Boughtons wouldn’t tell Mr Jenkins & Mr Robins where the company’s scaffolding was, other than it’s all round Auckland, and the bank had no money in its account though they said it should be earning $1000/day. The Boughtons said their fellow directors were in competition with this company.


 


Adjourned hearing: Kelly companies Volcanic, Goldstein & New Oakland survive into January


Defendant: Volcanic Investments Ltd, Goldsteins Finance Ltd & New Oakland Properties Ltd


Directors: Stephen Robert Kelly, Meadowbank


Applicant: Fire Control Services Ltd (substituting on an application to wind up Volcanic); Auckland City Council applying to wind all 3 companies up


Adjournment date & time: Thursday 26 January at 10am for both applications


Directors’ other main interests: Volcanic settled with original applicant Black Steel Mobile Ltd, Inland Revenue withdrew in November after settling and Fire Control Services Ltd took over that application.  Fire Control has to advertise its application. The council was fended off with a cheque due to arrive at 2.15pm today to pay the rates bill owed by Goldsteins; Associate Judge John Faire couldn’t hear the application after that and adjourned this matter for expected settlement, and the other 2 to the same date.



 


20 December 2005:


 


Application to wind up: Hadlow’s Abil Property Investments faces liquidation over Kilbryde


Defendant: Abil Property Investments Ltd


Directors: Cameron Hadlow, Parnell


Applicant: Good Bros Construction Ltd


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 23 February at 10am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Associate Judge David Abbott lifted a stay of proceedings & restraint of advertising in the Auckland High Court today. Good Bros is owed $1.1 million on certified payments on Abil’s $13.1 million Kilbryde apartment development at the foot of Gladstone Rd, Parnell. Mr Hadlow is also a director of Ab Initio Investments Ltd, Ab Initio Property Ltd, Abil Bendigo Ltd, Abil Property Taurarua Ltd, Abil Property Ventnor Ltd, Abil Viaduct Ltd, Bay Apartments Ltd, Lucky Stone Ltd, Macennovy Trust Ltd, Mount Auckland Forest 2 Ltd, Mount Auckland Forest 3 Ltd, Woodford Forest Ltd, and a former director of Akoranga Properties Ltd, Mount Auckland Forest 4 Ltd & Woodlot Logging Co Ltd.


 


Adjourned hearing: Clarke Family Associates gets 2-day adjournment


Defendant: Clarke Family Associates Ltd


Directors: Peter Clarke, Stanmore Bay


Applicant: Body corporate 199883


Adjournment date & time: Thursday 22 December at 10am


Details: The application was listed in the Auckland High Court on Tuesday but was advertised late. Associate Judge David Abbott allowed the body corporate a 2-day adjournment, to Thursday – still with an abridgement of the required timeframe – but said he’d want to be satisfied about the need to abridge, and that the defendant had been told, before winding the company up.


 


Discontinued: Claim against CSA Investments discontinued


Defendant: CSA Investments Ltd


Director: John Vincent, Pakuranga


Applicant: Commercial Factors Ltd


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Vincent is also a director of CSA Leasing Ltd, Heavy Transport Tyres Ltd and V&V Transport Ltd (in liquidation) and is a former director of Transport Operations Ltd (in liquidation).


 


Summary judgment: Contractor gets personal judgment against Kelly


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U: The names behind the action, the week to 18 December 2005, part 6

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Joseph Mahon & Synthetic Fabrics companies closed

Magnum Electrical faces liquidation, new company formed

Media Solutions closes

Northland Log Haulage (2000) closes

NZ Contract Painting closes

O’Flaherty Builders (now Hacksure) closes

Platinum Properties Group faces liquidation

Professional First Impressions business closes

Pro-Struct faces liquidation

The Internet Group (now Ratu Holdings) closes

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17 December 2005:

Voluntary liquidation: Joseph Mahon & Synthetic Fabrics companies closed

Company: Joseph Mahon Ltd & Synthetic Fabrics Ltd

Directors: David Mahon, Bucklands Beach

Liquidation: 8 December

Solvent: Yes, no longer trading

Liquidators: Jeff Meltzer & Rachel Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath)

Creditors’ claims: Wednesday 18 January

Directors’ other main interests: Mr Mahon is also a director of Auckland Fabrics Ltd and a former director of Manukau Knitting Mills Ltd.

Application to wind up: Magnum Electrical faces liquidation, new company formed

Defendant: Magnum Electrical Ltd

Directors: Glen Whittle, Kohimarama

Applicant: Eric Austen Ltd

Application date: 18 October

Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 2 February at 10.45am, Auckland

Directors’ other main interests: Mr Whittle, now of Meadowbank, formed a new company, Magnum Electrical (2005) Ltd, on 19 September.

 

Voluntary liquidation: Media Solutions closes

Company: Media Solutions Ltd

Directors: Sue-Ellen Bowden, Kingsland

Liquidation: 7 December

Liquidators: Paul Sargison & Gerry Rea (Gerry Rea Associates Ltd)

Creditors’ claims: Monday 9 January

Creditors’ meeting: Wednesday 18 January at 10am, liquidators’ office

Directors’ other main interests: Ms Bowden is also a director of MS Logistics Ltd.

Voluntary liquidation: Northland Log Haulage (2000) closes

Company: Northland Log Haulage (2000) Ltd

Directors: Robert Fletcher, One Tree Point, Ruakaka

Liquidation: 5 December

Liquidators: Vivian Fatupaito & Richard Agnew (PWC)

Creditors’ claims: Sunday 5 March

Directors’ other main interests: Mr Fletcher is also a director of Log Logistics Ltd & RJ Fletcher Ltd.

 

Voluntary liquidation: NZ Contract Painting closes

Company: NZ Contract Painting Ltd

Directors: Diane & Raymond Knowles, Snells Beach

Liquidation: 6 December

Liquidators: Gerry Rea & John Leonard (Gerry Rea Associates Ltd)

Creditors’ claims: Friday 20 January

Directors’ other main interests: The Knowles are also directors of AM 2 PM Ltd.

Voluntary liquidation: O’Flaherty Builders (now Hacksure) closes

Company: Hacksure Ltd (ex-O’Flaherty Builders Ltd)

Directors: Shane O’Flaherty, Pukekohe

Liquidation: 9 December

Liquidators: Ken Whaley (Whaley Harris Durney)

Directors’ other main interests: The company changed its name from O’Flaherty Builders on 1 December. Mr O’Flaherty is also a director of IO Holdings Ltd, O’Flaherty Trust Co Ltd, Probuilt Developments Ltd & Store It all (2005) Ltd.

 

Application to wind up: Platinum Properties Group faces liquidation

Defendant: Platinum Properties Group Ltd

Directors: Kevin Hartfield, Wairau Park; & Apostol Radev, Pakuranga

Applicant: CBA Design Ltd

Application date: 24 November

Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 9 March at 10.45am, Auckland

Directors’ other main interests: Mr Hartfield is also a director of Kirkbridge Developments Ltd & NZ Property Consultants Ltd. Mr Radev is also a director of NZ Property Consultants, RY Development Ltd & Unique Trade Corp Ltd.

Voluntary liquidation: Professional First Impressions business closes

Company: PFI a Division of Professional First Impressions Ltd

Directors: Cheryl & Martyn Dawson, Orakei

Liquidation: 6 December

Solvent: The company has ceased business, discharged its liabilities in full, distributed its surplus and is to be removed from the register

Liquidators: Rowan Kingstone (KDB Chartered Accountants Ltd)

 

Application to wind up: Pro-Struct faces liquidation

Defendant: Pro-Struct Ltd

Directors: Guy Horne, Papatoetoe

Applicant: Waikato Crane Services Ltd

Application date: 11 November

Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 23 February at 10am, Auckland

Directors’ other main interests: The company was struck off the register in August.

 

Voluntary liquidation: The Internet Group (now Ratu Holdings) closes

Company: Ratu Holdings Ltd (ex-The Internet Group Ltd)

Directors: Malcolm Dick, John Duncan, Bart Kindt and John, Nick & Tim Wood

Liquidation: 7 December

Solvent: Yes, no longer trading

Liquidators: Karen Mason & Jeff Meltzer (Meltzer Mason Heath)

Creditors’ claims: Saturday 14 January

Directors’ other main interests: The company changed its name from The Internet Group in October 2003. Mr Dick is also a director of Blue Reach Ltd, Call Plus Ltd & related companies, Dupain Holdings Ltd, Free Internet Access Ltd, Kiwifi Wireless Ltd & Sea Toy Ltd, and is a former director of Ihug Ltd. Mr Duncan is also a director of Alleasing NZ Ltd, Alltech Finance NZ Ltd, Del Corp Ltd, Duncan Land Co Ltd, Duncan Equities td (in liquidation), Focus Capital Group Ltd, Queen Mews Ltd & Rentworks Corp NZ Ltd. Mr Kindt, a former Efficient Software NZ Ltd & Ihug director, is also a director of Wifinet Ltd. Nick Wood is a director of Albany Property Trust Ltd, Banana Republic Charters Ltd (in liquidation), BRT Investments Ltd, Deliverme Ltd, Emmediate Labs Ltd & Moovienow Ltd.

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U: The names behind the action, the week to 18 December 2005, part 7

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Contents:


 


IRD pursues Rawson Te Rapa


Real Investments closes


Old Red Eagle Corp (now Oldrec) closes, new one formed


Residential & Marine Services faces liquidation


Rudnev Fabricators closes


Samoa Post Publishing Co faces liquidation


Kingsnorth closes Sante Fe Gold company (now Ef Etnas)


Selwyn Logistics & Keveys Transport fold after renaming


Sofenis N Labour Hire faces liquidation


 


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17 December 2005:


 


Application to wind up: IRD pursues Rawson Te Rapa


Defendant: Rawson Te Rapa Ltd


Directors: Ken Kells, Pitt St


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 14 November


Hearing date & time, High Court: Tuesday 31 January at 10.45am, Hamilton


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Kells was bankrupted in June. His business interests were detailed in a U column report, Receivers at LFGK, in September 2004.


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Voluntary liquidation: Real Investments closes


Company: Real Investments Ltd


Directors: Christopher Foote, Epsom; Tony Frankham, Orakei; Alastair Hudson, Remuera; Robert Teague, Howick


Liquidation: 1 December


Liquidators: Richard Burge & Brian Walshe (Sherwin Chan & Walshe, Lower Hutt)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 6 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Foote is a director of Albert Swanson Ltd, Kendall Sturm & Foote Solicitors Nominee Co Ltd & Linx Ltd. Mr Frankham has just completed a short stint as chairman of Capital Properties (NZ) Ltd until its take by AMP and is a director of Auckland International Airport Ltd, NZ Experience Ltd & Procare Health Ltd. Mr Hudson is a former director of ING (NZ) Nominees Ltd, Macquarie Property Finance Ltd & Babcock NZ Holdings Ltd. Mr Teague is a former director of PricewaterhouseCoopers Nominee Co Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Old Red Eagle Corp (now Oldrec) closes, new one formed


Company: Oldrec Ltd (ex-Red Eagle Corp Ltd)


Directors: Tony & Heather Falkenstein, Mission Bay; Jo-Ann & Thomas Falkenstein, Cairns; & Ian Malcolm, Mt Albert


Liquidation: 25 November


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Barrie Campbell (Mabee Halstead & Kiddle Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 13 January


Directors’ other main interests: The company changed its name from Red Eagle Corp Ltd on 24 November and Oke Investments Ltd was turned into a new Red Eagle Corp the same day. Tony Falkenstein is also a director of Bartercard NZ Ltd, Corporate Water Brands Ltd, Drinksafe International Ltd, Just Water NZ Ltd, London Black Cabs Ltd, Sentrybay Holdings Ltd, The Harvard Group Ltd, The Water Cooler Co Ltd & Vitablast Ltd.


 


Application to wind up: Residential & Marine Services faces liquidation


Defendant: Residential & Marine Services Ltd


Directors: Kere Maihi, Drury


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 3 November


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 16 February at 10.45am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Maihi is also a director of CSM Services Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Rudnev Fabricators closes


Company: Rudnev Fabricators Ltd


Directors: Jamie Adamson, Farm Cove


Liquidation: 14 December


Solvent: Yes, business assets sold


Liquidators: Peri Finnigan & Victoria Toon (McDonald Vague)


Creditors’ claims: Monday 30 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Adamson is also a director of Rudnev Door Systems North Island Ltd.


 


Application to wind up: Samoa Post Publishing Co faces liquidation


Defendant: Samoa Post Publishing Co Ltd


Directors: Meauli & Ameto Aukuso, Mangere


Applicant: Horton Media Ltd


Application date: 3 November


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 2 March at 10am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Meauli Aukuso is also a director of Pacificana Corp Ltd and Ameto Aukuso is a director of Pacific Advertising Bureau Ltd & SPP News Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Kingsnorth closes Sante Fe Gold company (now Ef Etnas)


Company: Ef Etnas Ltd (ex-Sante Fe Gold Ltd)


Directors: Ron Kingsnorth, Symonds St


Liquidation: 12 December


Solvent: Yes, purpose of incorporation passed


Liquidators: Karen Mason & Jeff Meltzer (Meltzer Mason Heath)


Creditors’ claims: Sunday 15 January


Directors’ other main interests: The company changed its name on 8 December. Mr Kingsnorth is also a director of Coyote Ugly NZ Ltd, Coyote Ugly Australia Pty Ltd, Jacklum Holdings Ltd, Playgirls Ltd, Showboys Ltd, Showgirls Ltd & The Men’s Gallery Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Selwyn Logistics & Keveys Transport fold after renaming


Company: Yip Sing No 26 Ltd (ex Selwyn Logistics Ltd) & Yip Sing No 27 Ltd (ex-Keveys Transport Ltd)


Directors: Morris Selwyn, Dannemora


Liquidation: 8 December


Liquidators: Arron Heath & Mike Lamacraft (Meltzer Mason Heath)


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Contents:


 


South Pacific Builders faces liquidation


The Revel Group struck off, faces liquidation


Tucker sells Dannemora business, opens in Whitianga


Waimarie Investments closes


Condon closes Wildcorp Trading (2001)


Willie T Cartage faces liquidation


Woruco Holdings No 17 closes


Wrights Radiata closes


Zoot Construction closes


 


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17 December 2005:


 


Application to wind up: South Pacific Builders faces liquidation


Defendant: South Pacific Builders Ltd


Directors: Siosiua Toki, Avondale


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 18 October


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 2 February at 10.45am, Auckland


 


Application to wind up: The Revel Group struck off, faces liquidation


Defendant: The Revel Group Ltd


Directors: Shelley & Wayne Smith, Remuera


Applicant: Action International NZ Ltd


Application date: 2 November


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 16 February at 10.45am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: The company was struck off the register on 15 November.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Tucker sells Dannemora business, opens in Whitianga


Company: Tucker Design & Build Ltd


Directors: Brian Tucker, Dannemora


Liquidation: 6 December


Solvent: Business sold as going concern, company has ceased trading


Liquidators: Curtis Mountfort (Mountfort & Associates Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 27 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Tucker formed Brophy Developments Ltd at Whitianga in May.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Waimarie Investments closes


Company: Waimarie Investments Ltd


Directors: John Bardebes, Remuera; Deborah Cutfield, Orakei; & Hamish Firth, Parnell


Liquidation: 8 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Rusty Donnell & Paul McCormick (Grant Thornton Auckland Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 13 January


Directors’ other main interests: Former Bayleys sales executive Mr Bardebes is also a director of Chemical Storage Properties Ltd, Middlemore Properties Ltd, NZ Chemical Care & Storage Ltd & Te Kopuke Properties Ltd. Ms Cutfield is a director of 1708 Investments Ltd, Ager Sectus Co Ltd, Jafand Ltd & Karaka Sands Ltd. Mr Firth is a director of Mt Hobson Investments Ltd, Mt Hobson Properties Ltd, Mt Hobson Trustees Ltd, Newton Rd Trustee Ltd, Te Kopuke Properties Ltd, Waimarie Aged Care Ltd, Waimarie Homecare Ltd, Wellsford Investments Ltd & Winchester Street Trustee Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Condon closes Wildcorp Trading (2001)


Company: Wildcorp Trading (2001) Ltd


Directors: Tomas Condon, Taupo


Liquidation: 5 December


Solvent: Yes, no longer trading


Liquidators: Karen Mason & Jeff Meltzer (Meltzer Mason Heath)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 13 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Condon is also a director of Gables Holding Co Ltd, Harbour View Taupo Ltd, Impulse Opportunities Ltd, Just Law No 99 Ltd, Lake Establishment Backpackers Ltd, Lake Establishment Holdings Ltd, Le Chalet Suisse Holdings Ltd, Mapara Administrative Services Ltd, Mapara Developments Ltd, Mapara Developments Trustees Ltd, Pukewairua Helicopters Ltd, Pukewairua Trustees Ltd & Second Impulse Ltd.


 


Application to wind up: Willie T Cartage faces liquidation


Defendant: Willie T Cartage Ltd


Directors: William Tepania, Mt Wellington


Applicant: NCB Ltd


Application date: 1 November


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 16 February at 10am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Tepania is also a director of WT & GT Haulage Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Woruco Holdings No 17 closes


Company: Woruco Holdings No 17 Ltd


Directors: Rollo Gillespie, St Johns Park; & David McDonald, Pakuranga


Liquidation: 6 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Greg Rathbun & Bruce Sheppard (Gilligan Sheppard Ltd)


Creditors’ claims:


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Gillespie is also a director of Advanceretail Technology Ltd, Data Control (1985) Ltd, Data Group Ltd, Data Group Services Ltd, Data Group Solutions Ltd, Data Management Ltd & Solomon Software NZ Ltd. Mr McDonald is also a director of PMT Holdings Ltd, Quercus Developments Ltd & Sports Planning & Development Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Wrights Radiata closes


Company: Wrights Radiata Ltd


Directors: Lyndsay Hafoka, Onehunga; Robert King, Campbells Bay; Merle Redfern, Glen Eden: & Michael Smith, Palmerston North


Liquidation: 8 December


Solvent: Yes, shareholders restructuring affairs


Liquidators: Rod McKenzie (McKenzie & Partners Ltd, Palmerston North)


Directors’ other main interests: Mr King is also a director of JS King & Sons Ltd, King Forest Consultants Ltd & Rodney Forests Ltd. Mr Smith is a director of Ginger Corp Ltd & Ginger-Fresco Ltd and a former director of Bridging Finance Group Ltd, Damson Industries Ltd & Rodney Forests.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Zoot Construction closes


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Contents:


 


10 Methuen faces liquidation


Adnil Holdings closes


Adventure Investments closes


Second Kelly company Aer’Aqua Medical Services faces liquidation


Allens Group closes


Awanui Investments closes


Balemi Enterprises closes


Bert Teubel (now BTL) closes


Chatwin Property Management Services closes


 


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17 December 2005:


 


Application to wind up: 10 Methuen faces liquidation


Defendant: 10 Methuen Ltd


Directors: Maurice Hunt, Avondale; & Arthur Lorigan, Titirangi


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 10 October


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 26 January at 10.45am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: The company was struck off the register in August. Mr Hunt is also a director of Molloy & Hunt Ltd. Mr Lorigan is a former director of Property Zone Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Adnil Holdings closes


Company: Adnil Holdings Ltd


Directors: Miles & Noeline Larkin, Pakuranga


Liquidation: 9 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Laurie Chilcott & Peter Chatfield (Smith Chilcott Bertelsen Harry Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 27 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Larkin is also a director of Awnings Ltd, Cool Awnings Ltd & Mad Max Properties Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Adventure Investments closes


Company: Adventure Investments Ltd


Directors: Robert Haddon, Takapuna; & Neil Ziegler, Campbells Bay


Liquidation: 13 December


Solvent: Yes, no longer trading


Liquidators: Jeff Meltzer & Rachel Mason (Meltzer Mason Heath)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 27 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Haddon is also a director of Cayenne Properties Ltd Katz Kidz Ltd, Lakefront Group Ltd & Leading Edge NZ Ltd, and is a former director of Clearwater Construction Ltd, NZ Warriors Ltd, Oceanside Holdings Ltd, Rugby League NZ Ltd & Speedfloor Holdings Ltd. Mr Ziegler is a director of N&G Investments Ltd, Ruakaka Properties Ltd & Ziegwest Ltd.


 


Application to wind up: Second Kelly company Aer’Aqua Medical Services faces liquidation


Defendant: Aer’Aqua Medical Services Ltd


Directors: Francesca Kelly, city


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 10 October


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 2 February at 10.45am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Ms Kelly is also a director of Aer’Aqua Medicine Ltd, Environ Doctors Ltd (which folded 2 days before an application to wind it up was due to be heard in October), Environ Medical Services Ltd, Environ Personnel Ltd & Fiduciary Services Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Allens Group closes


Company: Allens Group Ltd


Directors: Cathy Allen, Omaha


Liquidation: 5 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Kevin Gilligan


Creditors’ claims: Friday 23 December


Directors’ other main interests: Ms Allen is also a director of the former Allen Realty Ltd in Remuera (now AR 2004 Ltd), Allen Realty 2005 Ltd, Allens Properties Ltd, Allen Trustees Ltd, Epropertymanager Ltd, Healthy Gourmet Ltd, La Signy Holdings Ltd & Seventeen Kids Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Awanui Investments closes


Company: Awanui Investments Ltd


Directors: Christopher Taylor, Queensland; Michael Taylor, Waiheke Island; & Nancy Taylor, Northcote


Liquidation: 8 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Anthony McCullagh & Steve Lawrence (Horwath Corporate Auckland Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Tuesday 31 January


Directors’ other main interests: The Taylors also own Taylors Properties Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Balemi Enterprises closes


Company: Balemi Enterprises Ltd


Directors: Edna & John Balemi, Bucklands Beach


Liquidation: 11 November


Liquidators: John Whittfield & Peri Finnigan (McDonald Vague)


Creditors’ claims: Monday 30 January


Directors’ other main interests: The Balemis are former directors of JB Sales International Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Bert Teubel (now BTL) closes


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Contents:


 


Curtin Foodservice Equipment closes after selling business


CW Enterprises closes


Browne closes Eventuality & Omni Group


Finished Floors faces liquidation


Forest Valley Holdings closes after selling assets


Mahonis close Fullstop Plastering, open Platinum


Glen Innes Vehicle Testing Station company closes


Axis closes Grafton Road Holdings


Ian Croft Produce wound up in Whangarei


 


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Voluntary liquidation: Curtin Foodservice Equipment closes after selling business


Company: Curtin Foodservice Equipment Ltd


Directors: Ken & Robin Hudson and Neville Paul, of Curtin Pty Ltd, Sydney


Liquidation: 7 December


Solvent: No; the business has been sold


Liquidators: Raymond Burgess (Merlo Burgess & Co Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Sunday 15 January


Directors’ other main interests: Global Food Equipment Ltd bought the Curtin business in New Zealand in November 2004. Curtin Foodservice ceased trading in June 2003.


 


Voluntary liquidation: CW Enterprises closes


Company: CW Enterprises Ltd


Directors: Helen Wilson, Mangawhai


Liquidation: 1 December


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Ken Whaley (Whaley Harris Durney)


 


Voluntary liquidation: Browne closes Eventuality & Omni Group


Company: Eventuality Ltd & Omni Group Ltd


Directors: Gary Browne, Coatesville


Liquidation: 1 December


Liquidators: Rusty Donnell & Paul McCormick (Grant Thornton Auckland Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 6 January


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Browne is also a director of Navua Industries Ltd & Tokatoka Investments Ltd.


 


Application to wind up: Finished Floors faces liquidation


Defendant: Finished Floors Ltd


Directors: Nicholas White, Glenfield


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Application date: 10 October


Hearing date & time, High Court: Thursday 26 January at 10.45am, Auckland


Directors’ other main interests: Mr White formed a new company, Finished Floors 2005 Ltd, on 19 September and is a former director of Finished Frames Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Forest Valley Holdings closes after selling assets


Company: Forest Valley Holdings Ltd


Directors: Jeffrey Couch, Takapuna


Liquidation: 25 November


Solvent: Yes, has realised its assets & ceased trading


Liquidators: Jeffrey Couch (JN Couch & Associates Ltd)


 


Voluntary liquidation: Mahonis close Fullstop Plastering, open Platinum


Company: Fullstop Plastering Services Ltd


Directors: Kim & Phillip Mahoni, Wattle Downs


Liquidation: 2 December


Liquidators: Peri Finnigan & John Whittfield (McDonald Vague)


Creditors’ claims: Monday 30 January


Directors’ other main interests: The Mahonis formed a new company, Platinum Plastering Systems Ltd, on 14 November.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Glen Innes Vehicle Testing Station company closes


Company: Glen Innes Vehicle Testing Station Ltd


Directors: Robert & Wendy Bickerton, Orakei


Liquidation: 6 December


Liquidators: Gary Hitchcock (Horwath Porter Wigglesworth Ltd)


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Bickerton is also a director of Aberdeen Nominees Ltd, Botany SE Ltd, Chartwell Corp Ltd, Chartwell Group Ltd, Cryers Investments Ltd & Handy Storage Meadowbank Ltd.


 


Voluntary liquidation: Axis closes Grafton Road Holdings


Company: Grafton Road Holdings Ltd


Directors: Christopher Cardwell & Dwayne McGorman


Liquidation: 29 November


Solvent: Yes


Liquidators: Rusty Donnell (Grant Thornton Auckland Ltd)


Creditors’ claims: Friday 6 January


Directors’ other main interests: The company is owned by Eric Watson & Mark Hotchin through Hanover Group & Axis Property Investments Ltd.


 


Court liquidation: Ian Croft Produce wound up in Whangarei


Defendant: Ian Croft Produce Ltd


Directors: Bharat Bhana, Pukekohe; Ray Booth, Palmerston North; Ian Croft, Pukekohe; Rod Ketels, Drury; & Shane Newman, Taradale


Liquidation: 5 December, Whangarei


Liquidators: Brendon Gibson & Grant Graham (Ferrier Hodgson & Co)


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U: The names behind the action, the week to 18 December 2005, part 1

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Contents:


 


Absolute Design & Drafting Services gets adjournment


Kroon settles with Anzani financier


Aquawalk International dispute through to February


Azuiti Group wound up


Pryor’s Bough settles, claim against Mega Merger adjourned


Comquip wound up


Kidd’s Deep River & Rippling Waters (ex-Greyhound Lounge & Faulty Towers Restaurant) wound up


ESI Construction wound up


Hospitality Concepts (ex-Food & Beverage Systems) wound up


 


Names, connections, 2+2


 


The U column is mostly about the down side of business, court-ordered liquidations but also voluntary liquidations. To make reading of the columns more manageable, they are cut into sections of about 100 lines, which print out to 3 pages.


 


Parts 1-3 of this week’s U column are from the Auckland High Court liquidations list before Associate Judge Hannah Sargisson on Thursday 15 December.


 


16 December 2005:


 


Adjourned hearing: Absolute Design & Drafting Services gets adjournment


Defendant: Absolute Design & Drafting Services Ltd


Directors: John Berridge, Epsom


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Adjournment date & time: Thursday 9 February


 


Settlement: Kroon settles with Anzani financier


Court liquidation application, defendant: Anzani Investments (2002) Ltd


Directors: Richard Kroon, Remuera


Applicant: Auckland Finance Ltd


Directors’ other main interests: Auckland Finance secured a $4 million judgment in September against Mr Kroon’s former business partner, Kim Spencer, through a guarantee relating to Tomarata Estates Ltd, which the finance company subsequently had wound up. Auckland Finance has also pursued some of Mr Kroon’s Anzani companies in relation to partnership debts.


 


Adjourned hearing: Aquawalk International dispute through to February


Defendant: Aquawalk International Ltd


Directors: Terry O’Boyle, Remuera


Applicant: Law Gin Kye, accountant, Singapore & Kuala Lumpur


Adjournment date & time: Thursday 9 February


Directors’ other main interests: Mr O’Boyle, who was closely involved in Mainzeal’s development of the Blue Zoo underground aquarium in Beijing, is also a director of A1 Offshore Management Ltd, A1 Onshore Management Ltd, Caughey O’Boyle Ltd & Nasta Holdings Ltd.


 


Court liquidation: Azuiti Group wound up


Defendant: Azuiti Group Ltd


Directors: Donnah Harford & Ian Penniall, Red Beach


Applicant: Accident Compensation Corp


Liquidators: John Whittfield & Boris van Delden (McDonald Vague)


 


Adjourned hearing, settlement: Pryor’s Bough settles, claim against Mega Merger adjourned


Defendant: Mega Merger Holdings Ltd & Bough Developments Ltd


Directors: Gordon Pryor, Orewa


Applicant: G & L Engineering Ltd


Adjournment date & time: Thursday 9 March (for Mega Merger)


Directors’ other main interests: Bough Developments settled. Mr Pryor is also a director of Mega-Merger Construction Ltd (placed in voluntary liquidation in 2002) & Mega-Merger Housing Ltd.


 


Court liquidation: Comquip wound up


Defendant: Comquip Ltd


Directors: Roger Milne, Kohimarama


Applicant: Orix NZ Ltd


Liquidators: Richard Agnew & Vivian Fatupaito (PWC)


Directors’ other main interests: Mr Milne is also director of Comquip (1997) Ltd, Pave Holdings Ltd (originally called Comquip Milling Ltd, became Pavement Technology Ltd in 2003 and changed to Pave Holdings on 8 August) & Frimokar (NZ) Ltd (also previously called Pavement Technology Ltd).


 


Court liquidation: Kidd’s Deep River & Rippling Waters (ex-Greyhound Lounge & Faulty Towers Restaurant) wound up


Defendant: Deep River Ltd (ex-Greyhound Lounge & Function Centre Ltd) & Rippling Waters Ltd (ex-Faulty Towers Restaurant Ltd)


Directors: Maree Kidd, Mission Bay


Applicant: Inland Revenue


Liquidators: Dennis Parsons & Katherine Kenealy (Indepth Forensic Ltd, Hamilton)


Directors’ other main interests: Deep River

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